Exterior Stains

Protection against the elements

Exterior Stains

Suitable for use on all types of wood and composite decking and siding

Superior UV protection

Resists blistering, peeling, stains, and scuffs

Mildew resistant

Excellent touch up and re-coat properties

Self-priming in most situations

Available in thousands of colors

Engineered with Gennex® Color 

Provides protection and color while still allowing the texture and some of the grain pattern of the wood to show through

Suitable for use on all types of wooden decking, siding and furniture

Superior UV protection

Resists blistering, peeling, stains, and scuffs

Mildew resistant

Ideal for softwoods like cedar and pine

Available in 75 colors

Provides protection and color while still allowing the grain pattern and texture of the wood to show through

Suitable for use on all types of wooden decking, siding and furniture

Superior UV protection

Resists blistering, peeling, stains, and scuffs

Mildew resistant

Ideal for softwoods like cedar and pine

Available in 75 colors

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Engineered with Gennex® Color Technology

 Exterior Stains

Provides protection while allowing all of the natural beauty of the wood grain pattern and texture to show through

Suitable for use on all types of wooden decking, siding and furniture

Superior UV protection

Resists blistering, peeling, stains, and scuffs

Mildew resistant

May be applied to both soft and hardwoods

Available in six ready mix colors: Natural (10), Redwood (20), Teak (30), Cedar (40), Mahogany (60), Silver Gray (70)

A clear protective coating for Benjamin Moore ARBORCOAT Translucent (623) and Semi Transparent (638) stains on deck surfaces

Provides a low-lustre finish over ARBORCOAT Semi Solid (639)

Functions as an annual refresher coat for Benjamin Moore ARBORCOAT Translucent (623) and Semi Transparent (638) stains

Formulated to protect and beautify wood decking and furniture

Superior UV protection

Resists cracking, peeling, stains and scuffs

Mildew resistant

Water-based penetrating silicone

Fast drying

Resists dirt pick-up

Can be applied to new or restored wood surfaces

Provides superior UV protection

Exterior Stains

Cetol SRD is a one-coat, transparent exterior wood finish for siding, railings and decks. Available in a curated palette of eight richly-saturated wood tones.

Key Features:

High-solids alkyd-oil formula, one-coat application

High-transparency trans oxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection

Excellent penetration for long-lasting protection and longer-lasting color

Powerful UV absorbents protect color and wood substrate

Water-repellent

Provides a mildew-resistant finish:Transparent

Sheen: Matte

Technology: Solvent based

Usage: All types of exterior wood

Recommended for: Siding, Rails, Decks, Shakes, Shingles, Fences, Outdoor Furniture, Logs

Clean Up: Mineral Spirits

Dry Time: (At 68º F  and 65% relative humidity)

Dries to touch in 2 to 4 hours

Dry enough to walk on in 24 hours

Rubbol Solid Wood Finish is a highly-protective opaque finish with a low-luster sheen that hides wood grain but accentuates texture. Available in rich wood tones and complementary exterior hues for use on a variety of exterior wood surfaces.

Key Features:

Provides a more dirt and mildew resistant finish than standard flat-finish stains

Ideal for all vertical and, especially, for high-traffic horizontal surfaces

Water-repellent

Exceptional UV resistance to slow color fade

Self-priming on most bare or previously coated surfaces

Transparency: Solid

Sheen: Low Luster

Technology: Water based

Usage: All types of exterior wood, except exotic hardwood

Recommended for: Decks, Siding, Trim, Shakes, Shingles, Fences, Logs, Garage Doors, Outdoor Furniture

Clean Up: Soap and Water

Dry Time: (At 77º F and 50% relative humidity)

Dries to touch in approximately 3 hours

To light foot traffic in 24 to 48 hours

Wait 72 hours before replacing furniture

Cetol SRD Semi-Transparent Wood Finish offers strong protection in rich colors that highlight the grain and texture of a variety of exterior wood surfaces. Ideal for coastal regions or homes near lakes, rivers or heavy vegetation.

Key Features:

Highly-durable one-coat penetrating acrylic formula

Available in 60 nature-inspired hues

Exceptional UV protection

Excellent dirt pick-up resistance

Strong water repellency

Provides a mildew-resistant coating

Transparency: Semi-Transparent

Sheen: Matte

Technology: Water based

Usage: All types of exterior wood, except exotic hardwood

Recommended for: Siding, Railings, Decks, Shakes, Shingles, Fences, Outdoor Furniture, Logs

Clean Up: Soap and Water

Dry Time: (At 68º F and 65% relative humidity)

Dries to touch in 6 to 8 hours

Dry enough to walk on in 24 hours

Number of coats: 1

Exterior Stains

 Cetol Log & Siding is a high-performance transparent satin finish that showcases the natural beauty of logs and wood siding. Available in seven natural wood hues.

Key Features:

High-solids alkyd-oil formula, two-coat application

High-transparency trans-oxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection

Powerful UV absorbents protect color and wood substrate

Flexible resin technology resists cracking and peeling

Water-repellent

Provides a mildew-resistant finish

Transparency: Transparent

Sheen: Satin

Technology: Solvent based

Usage: All types of exterior wood

Recommended for: Siding, Logs, Trim

Clean Up: Mineral Spirits

Dry Time: (At 78º F  and 65% relative humidity)

Dries to recoat in 24 hours

Number of coats: 2

Cetol Maintenance RE is a non-pigmented exterior satin finish for exclusive use as a single maintenance coat over weathered Cetol® 23 Plus RE™ or Cetol® Log & Siding finishes in good condition.

Key Features:

High-solids alkyd-oil formula, satin finish

Non-darkening maintenance coat to revive sheen and extend the life of the previous finish

High-transparency trans-oxide pigments amplify protection

Powerful UV absorbents protect color and wood substrate

Water-repellent

Provides a mildew-resistant finish

Transparency: Transparent

Sheen: Satin

Technology: Solvent based

Usage: All types of exterior wood

Recommended for: Siding, Garage Doors, Trim, Windows, Fences, Log Homes

Clean Up: Mineral Spirits

Dry Time: (At 77º F and 50% relative humidity)

Dries to touch in 6 hours

Dries to hard cure in 24 to 48 hours

Number of coats: 1

 Cetol Door & Window is a specialty transparent finish formulated to protect exterior wood door and window frames as they expand and contract with fluctuations in temperature. Available in four satin wood tones, and a colorless finish in satin and gloss.

Key Features:

High-solids alkyd-oil formula, three-coat application

High-transparency trans-oxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection

Powerful UV absorbents protect color and wood substrate

Water-repellent

More resilient alternative to exterior varnishes and polyurethanes

Provides a mildew-resistant finish

Transparency: Transparent

Sheen: Satin, Gloss (in Colorless only)

Technology: Solvent based

Usage: All types of exterior wood

Recommended for: Doors, Wood Window Frames, Garage Doors, Fiberglass Doors

Clean Up: Mineral Spirits

Dry Time: (At 77º F and 50% relative humidity)

Dries to touch in 6 hours

Dries to recoat in 24 hours

Number of coats: 3

Exterior Stains

Messmer’s UV Plus for Hardwood Decks is a premium natural wood finish and deck stain for dense exotic hardwoods like Ipe, Mahogany, Brazilian Redwood, Massaranduba, Meranti, Pau Lupe, Tigerwood and Teak.

Excellent resistance to UV degradation

Available in 2 colors

Mildew resistant coating

Specially formulated for Ipe and other hardwoods

Covers 200 – 300 square feet per gallon

Messmer’s tintable Deck and Siding Stain (formerly Decking Stain) offers durable protection to decks and other exterior wood surfaces, including vertical wood like siding and fencing. It can be tinted to dozens of colors and provides a semi-transparent to solid appearance. *This product is not factory tinted and must be tinted by the store before use.

Tintable Alkyd / Oil Finish

For decks, porches, siding and many other horizontal and vertical exterior wood surfaces.

Mildew resistant coating

Very resistant to cracking, peeling, blistering

Semi-Transparent to Solid colors from a single base

Coverage: 125 to 250 sq. ft. / GL

Ready Seal® wood stain and sealer contains all the essential elements of a quality finish for exterior wood projects. Ready Seal® is a professional-grade wood stain and sealer in one that is superior to other products when comparing the ease-of-application, maintenance, and beauty of the finished project.

Ease-of-application was a priority throughout the formulation of Ready Seal® to ensure all consumers a hassle-free application, saving time for the contractor and promising a Goof-Proof™ process for homeowners.

Ready Seal wood stain and sealer:

Requires no primer

May be sprayed, rolled or brushed onto the wood surface

Requires no diluting or thinning prior to spray applications

Requires no back-brushing and Ready Seal® will never leave runs, laps or streaks

Requires no wet-line application, the product will blend itself

Requires no specific temperature range for proper application